Van den Berg progresses with long/short

Hannes van den Berg has made good progress with the new Investec Long-Short Equity Hedge Fund, which went live in March 2019

Empiric builds market-neutral track record

Data-driven investment firm Empiric Capital is close to a two-year track record with its South African strategy, which added a net 11.29% last year

Senqu reaches three-year mark

Global mandate underpins successful year in long/short equity for Carew and Crawford

Laurium taps into African bond space

Laurium believes that the African eurobond opportunity offers attractive US-dollar returns

All strategies deliver strong December gains

South African funds gain a median 1.06% in December

Hedge funds outperform market in November

HedgeNews Africa SA Single-Manager Composite gains 0.14%

Electus takes market-neutral approach

Hasson identifies good bottom-up opportunities in difficult South African markets

Excelsia builds record with hedge mandates

Market-neutral mandate benefits in volatile markets, while long/short strategy takes a longer-term view

Cheesman joins Protea as senior analyst

Ex-Investec man to support founder and fund manager Jean Pierre Verster, who manages a range of long/short portfolios and segregated mandates

Awards nominees extend gains

Updated provisional nominations for the 11th annual HedgeNews Africa Awards, based on 11 months of returns, reveal a strong line-up of managers that have steered through variable markets to deliver convincing gains so far